McCall-Donnelly School District follows the Idaho Common Core Standards, as outlined by the Idaho State Department of Education. By implementing the Idaho Common Core Standards we strive to develope all students’ critical thinking, problem solving, and writing skills; real-world skills that students need to be successful in college and in life. The standards are more rigorous than Idaho’s previous standards and are on a par with what is taught in leading countries around the world. These standards ensure that students here and across the country are taught to a higher standard than before.
The Common Core has been in the news frequently with various opinions and thoughts. Review the standards yourself at corestandards.org, or visit with your school principal or the Curriculum director, David Pickard, to learn more about the standards. McCall-Donnelly School District is strongly supportive of the rigor and expectations for students and has been working hard to understand and implement the standards.
Click here to read an article written by Idaho Excellence for Education on the Common Core.
Smarter Balanced Assesment
For more information or to review sample test items click on this link.
Idaho Content Standards
Idaho State Department of Education information can be found here.
Learn more about some of our recent resource adoptions. Please note that you will be leaving the MDSD website.
2018-2019 K-5 English Language Arts, English Learner
2017-2018 Arts / Humanities, Health and Wellness, Physical Education, & Social Studies
If you have any questions or would like to provide feedback regarding the upcoming adoptions please let me know.
2013-2014: Grades K-5 Reading
2011-2012: Grades 6-8 Social Sciences & Business Tech
2010-2011: Health Curriculum